Miscellaneous Iredell County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Peter Scire

Peter Matthew Scire, 50, of Mooresville died Monday, Oct. 29, 2001 at his home.

Born on Oct. 25, 1951 in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of Emily Cerzosimo Scire of Mooresville and the later Peter Scire.

Mr. Scire was an independent route distributor for Best Foods of Charlotte. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve and a member of St. Therese Catholic Church in Mooresville.

In addition to his mother, Mr. Scire is survived by his wife, Jeanette Petrosino Scire; two children, Peter J. Scire of Atlanta and Aimee Marie Price of Mooresville; two brothers, Joseph Scire of Aiken, S.C. and Adam Scire of Mooresville; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A mass of celebration of Mr. Scire's life will be held Friday, Nov. 2 at 5 p.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church, with Rev. William J. Lynch of St. Therese and Pastor Mike Moses of Lake Forest Community Church in Davidson officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home in Mooresville, with a prayer service beginning at 7:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Peter M. Scire Memorial Fund, First Charter Bank, P.O. Box 421, Davidson, N.C. 28036.

Osborne Smith

Osborne Webster Smith Sr., 73, of Statesville died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001, at Maple Leaf Health Care Center.

He was born Nov. 16, 1927, in Iredell County, a son of the late Comer Webster and Pearl Bass Smith. Mr. Smith was the owner and operator of Smith Plumbing and Heating, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Nesbit Smith; three children, Osborne W. "Chuck" Smith Jr. of Greensboro, Terry K. Smith of the Lake Norman area, and Pamela S. Childers of Statesville; eight stepchildren, Jerry, Jimmy, Timmy and Pam Honeycutt, all of Covington, Tenn., Nancy Douglas and Mary Southard, both of Statesville, Jeff Honeycutt of Spartanburg, S.C., and Beverly Hensley of Marietta, Ga.; one sister, Gladys S. Fowler of Charlotte; two brothers, Colen P. Smith of Statesville and Caroll E. Smith of San Marcos, Texas; five grandchildren 11 step-grandchildren. A graveside service was held Tuesday at Iredell Memorial Park, with military rites accorded by VFW Post 2031, DAV No. 68 Harold Littlefield Chapter, and American Legion Post 217. A memorial service followed at New Perth ARP Church.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Carolina Piedmont Chapter, 3420 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte, NC 28215.

Donald Daniels

Donald Nicator Daniels Sr., 67, of Kannapolis, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center in Concord.

Born on April 15, 1934, in Iredell County, he was a son of the late Alma Daniels. Mr. Daniels was an employee of Templon-Chemspun in Mooresville for more than 30 years and retired from Parkdale Mills in Landis. Mr. Daniels was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Unity United Methodist Church in Kannapolis.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Gee Daniels; his children, Donald Nicator Daniels Jr. of China Grove, Wanda Annette Bentley of Kannapolis, Sandra Lynn Causey of Mooresville, and Jason H. Daniels of Charlotte; a brother, Perry Daniels of Mooresville; a sister, Brenda Freeze of China Grove; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday at Unity United Methodist Church in Kannapolis. Burial followed at the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Unity United Methodist Church Building Fund, 8505 Unity Church Road, Kannapolis, N.C. 28081.

Stanley Sloan

Stanley Sloan, Sr., 92, of Huntersville died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001 at his residence.

He was born on March 13, 1909 in Mecklenburg County. He was the son of the late Alfred Sloan and Sally Caldwell Sloan. He was an active member and trustee of New Friendship Presbyterian Church and was a brick mason for Godley Construction Co. He was married to Emma Gaston Sloan, who survives.

Survivors include three daughters, Betty S. Phillips of Huntersville, Sallie Brown and Mary Sloan, both of Charlotte; and a sister, Mattie S. Sherrill of Charlotte. Mr. Sloan was the surrogate father to Mazella S. McDowell, John (Jake) Sloan and Ernest Sloan, all of Charlotte. Funeral services were Thursday, October 25, 2001 at New Friendship Presbyterian in Huntersville with Rev. Linda M. Smith officiating.

Ila Stewart

Ila Flanagan Stewart, 99, of Huntersville, passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at Huntersville Oaks. Born May 24, 1902, she was a daughter of the late John Green and Mary Anna Elliott Flanagan. Mrs. Steward was a member of Huntersville United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, Jack Stewart and wife, Dorothy, of Huntersville; daughter, Pauline Washam and husband, Joe, of Concord; 15 grandchildren and 21 great-great grandchildren. Her husband, Fred Hobbs Stewart; son, Herman "Jimmy" Stewart; and daughter, Laura Jean Garris precedes her in death. The funeral service was Thursday, October 25, 2001 at Huntersville United Methodist Church. Interment followed at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family received friends at the church prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Huntersville United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 378, Huntersville, N.C. 28070. Funeral arrangements were made by Raymer Funeral Home in Huntersville.

Jean Kerns

Eugenia "Jean" Douglas Kerns, 82, of Huntersville died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001 at Huntersville Oaks. Born March 1, 1919 in Mecklenburg County to the late Luther and Anna Blythe Douglas, she was a member of Huntersville Presbyterian Church and a graduate of Huntersville High School. For many years, she was employed with Southern Bell and retired from Cashion Food Mart.

Survivors include her sons, Bill Kerns and wife, Wanda, of Huntersville; Dough Kerns and wife, Jody, of Charlotte; brother, Mack Douglas of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; sister, Hazel Earnhardt of Huntersville; grandchildren, Daniel, Christopher, Joshua, Jacob and Joseph Kerns. Mrs. Kerns husband, William Daniel "Dan" Kerns preceded her in death.

The funeral service was Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001 at Huntersville Presbyterian Church with Rev. Arvin Ten-Brink and Rev. Linda Smith officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends Friday at Raymer Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Huntersville Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund, 203 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville, N.C. 28078.

Mary Barbee

Mary Whitworth Barbee, 77, of Paoli, Pa. died on Friday, October 5, 2001 at Manor Care, Devon.

She was the widow of Lee H. Barbee. Born in Bryn Mawr, she was the daughter of the late Horace and Rebecca Criswell Whitworth. She was a homemaker and member of Great Valley Presbyterian Church.

A member of the Women's Missionary Society, she was also a member of the Anthony Wayne Chapter of the Easter Star and VFW Post 5203, Upper Main Line. Her other memberships included: Diamond Rock School House, Chester County Historical Society and Lady Paoli Rebekahs 136. She was also a volunteer for Valley Forge National Park.

She is survived by two sons, David N. Barbee of West Chester and Allan C. Barbee of Phoenixville, Pa.; two daughters, Priscilla B. Vaughn of Winston-Salem, N.C. and Charlotte R. Barbee of Paoli, Pa.; four brothers, William D. Whitworth of West Palm Beach, Fla., Charles Whitworth of Phoenixville, David Whitworth of Coatesville, Pa. and George Whitworth of Selbyville, Del.; two sisters, Sarah L. Davis of Boynton Beach, Fla. and Ruth Hoff of Phoenix, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine B. Stevens. Funeral services were held Monday, October 8, 2001 at Great Valley Presbyterian Church. Interment followed at the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Kidney Foundation, 325 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19106 or to the American Diabetes Association, 1 Plymouth Meeting Mall, Suite 520, Plymouth Meeting, Pa. 19462-1316.

Donald Shoemaker

Donald William Shoemaker, 83, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Davidson, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2001 from complications following heart surgery.

Born Nov. 9, 1917 in Elmira, N.Y., he was a son of John Raymond and Mabelle Perry Shoemaker. Mr. Shoemaker was a veteran of World War II and commanded the USS PCE 869, the signal ship for Gen. Douglas MacArthur during the retaking of the Philippines in 1944.

After the war, Mr. Shoemaker worked in his family's jewelry business in Indianapolis, Ind. and later Corning Glass Works. He eventually retired as Group Vice President of AM, Inc., headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa. He later moved to Davidson. Mr. Shoemaker is survived by his wife, Adele Bardach Shoemaker' three children, Susal Lloyd Shoemaker of Alva, Fla., John Raymond Shoemaker of Webster, N.Y., and Jane Perry Shoemaker of Naples; three granmdchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A private funeral service was held in Naples, Fla. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 at St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Davidson, with burial in Dundee, N.Y. Memorials may be made to St. Alban's Church Organ Fund, P.O. Box 970, Davidson, N.C. 28036.

Ronald Carroll

Ronald William Carroll Sr., 57, of Sherrills Ford died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001 at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. Born in Athens, Tenn. to the late Virgil McKinley and Clemmie Smith Carroll, he was the owner-operator of R.C. Stroker Bat Co. in Sherrills Ford and a retired salesman.

Mr. Carroll played professional baseball for the Cincinnati Reds organization in 1962 and 1963 and held the Golden Gloves boxing title for the State of Tennessee in 1964. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Juanita Steele. Mr. Carroll was married to Paulette Johnson Carroll, who survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Ronald William Carroll Jr. of Shelby and Shane Paul Carroll of Sherrills Ford; three brothers, Gary Carroll of Athens, Tenn., T.J. Carroll of Etowah, Tenn., and David Carroll of Conyers, Ga.; two sisters, Stellita Stewart and Bernadine Clark, both of Etowah, Tenn.; and one grandson.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at Christian Freedom Baptist Church in Kings Mountain, followed by burial in the church cemetery.

Harold Moore

Harold Eugene Moore, 38, of Cornelius died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001 at his home. Born Oct. 29, 1962 in Mooresville, he was a son of Clinton Wilburn and Alma Angle Moore of West Jefferson, N.C. In addition to his parents, Mr. Moore is survived by a brother, Larry Moore of Lincolnton; and three sisters, Elaine Teague of Charlotte, Jane Robbins of Cornelius, and Debbie Carrick of Badin. Mr. Moore was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Moore.

A private memorial service was held Oct. 25. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 1229 Greenwood Clif, Suite 109, Charlotte, N.C. 28204.

Eddie Haynes

Eddie Lee Stewart Haynes, 80, of Mooresville died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2001 at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.

Born on Sept. 23, 1921, in Mecklenburg County, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Flirtie Graham Stewart.

Mrs. Haynes attended Iredell County schools. Her ministry spanned for over 41 years, having begun at Mt. Bethel, where she served as secretary-treasurer. She was a member of Bibleway Church No. 1, Gideon Band, Willing Workers, The Silvertones, and The Mother's Board. She pastored Bibleway Church 8 and Bibleway Church 6 from 1976 until 1994. She was the assistant pastor at Bibleway 7.

She was married to Ollie Lee Haynes, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Haynes was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters -- Rayvon Stewart, Laymont Stewart, Harry Stewart, Paul Stewart, Geneva Butler, Flora Stinson and Ora Ann Holman.

Survivors include two sons, Nebraska Stewart and Thomas E. Haynes Sr., both of Mooresville; two daughters, Sarah H. Phifer of the home and Phyllis H. Brown of Charlotte; two brothers, Leonard Stewart of Mooresville and Milton Stewart of Charlotte; one sister, Louvenia Woods of Connecticut; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today (Friday) at Bibleway Church 1. Elder H.J. Daniels, pastor, will officiate, and Elder P.N. Torrence will eulogize. Burial will follow in Bibleway Church No. 6 Cemetery in Troutman.

The body will remain at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home until taken to the church at noon to lie in state. Members of the family will receive friends at the church from 12:30 until 1 p.m., but will assemble at the residence at other times.

Dorothy Brawley

Dorothy Brawley 77, of Hickory, formerly of Mooresville, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2001 at Brian Center in Hickory.

Born Aug. 7, 1924 in Mooresville, she was a daughter of the late J. Pratt and Carrie Pope Brawley.

Mrs. Brawley was preceded in death by a brother, Henry Brawley, and a sister, Cora Lee Sloan.

She is survived by two sisters, Lena Sue Beam of Cherryville and Hellen Gillespie of Harrisonburg, Va.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. at Willow Valley Cemetery in Mooresville, with Rev. Phil DeBerry officiating.

Corinne Major

Corinne Howard Major of Mooresville died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001 at Genesis Eldercare following several years of declining health.

Born Feb. 27, 1914 in Mooresville to the late Ernest and Myrtle Ervin Howard, Mrs. Major was a graduate of Mooresville High School and earned her R.N. from Martin Memorial Hospital in Mt. Airy. She returned to Mooresville and became supervisor of nursing at Lowrance Hospital. Mrs. Major later became assistant to Dr. Bill McLain, remaining in his employ until he retired, then worked as assistant to Dr. William Skeen until she retired. Mrs. Major was a lifelong member of Central United Methodist Church.

She was married to Joseph P. Major, who preceded her in death.

A brother, Merle Howard, and a sister, Elsie H. Fortner, also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Major is survived by a daughter, Betty M. Dobbins of Fayetteville; a brother, Robert W. "Bob" Howard of Mooresville; three sisters, Anne H. Earnhardt of Mooresville, Lynda H. Schenck of Kannapolis and Lois H. Rettew of Cleburne, Texas; a granddaughter, two great-grandchildren and a numbr of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held Monday, Nov. 5 at Central United Methodist Church. A private burial service was conducted prior to the memorial. Memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church, 214 N. Academy St., Mooresville, N.C., 28115.

Samuel Strider

Samuel Glenn Strider, 66, of Harrisburg died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001 at NorthEast Medical Center in Concord.

Born Jan. 3, 1935 in Huntersville to the late Joseph Hugh and Eunice Norkett Strider, he worked for Cannon Mills and was a member of the Concord Church of the Nazarene.

Mr. Strider was married to Edith Blanche Higdon Strider, who survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Randy Strider of Gastonia; a stepson, Cramer Lambert Jr. of Mt. Pleasant; a stepdaughter, Ann Gilcrest of Kannapolis; three sisters, Mae Anderson of Deltona, Fla., Margaret Creamer of Concord and Lois Hailey of Mooresville; a brother, Bill Strider of Huntersville; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 4 at Concord Church of the Nazarene. Burial was in Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis.

Memorials may be made to Concord Church of the Nazarene, 120 Hwy. 49 North, Concord, N.C., 28025.

Harold Gabriel

Robert "Harold" Gabriel, 96, of Terrell died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001 at his home, Seven Oaks. Born May 2, 1905 in Terrell to the late Robert Elisha and Nannie Ionia Sherrill Gabriel, he was a member of the first class of original Sherrills Ford High School, graduating in 1923. Mr. Gabriel attended Weaver College and worked with his father and family in the grain mill and cotton gin. He retired as postmaster of the Terrell Post Office on June 30, 1972 after 39 years of service and was the previous owner of the "Old General Store."

He was a lifetime member of Rehobeth United Methodist Church and served on the Board of Directors at Piedmont Bank and Trust Company of Mooresville from 1950 to 1980 and was a member of Catawba Masonic Lodge 248 AF&AM, having received his 50-year pin several years ago.

The last living descendent of his family, Mr. Gabriel was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister. He was married for 56 years to Edwina Mundy Bandy, who preceded him in death. A stepdaughter, Jewell Bandy Heindel, preceded him in death and a second stepdaughter, Elsie Bandy Dyer of Kinston, survives.

He was married to Margaret Mundy Stutts Little, who survives, along with two stepchildren, Janice Stutts Brown of Mooresville and Ken W. Stutts of Longwood, Fla.; and five stepgrandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Rehobeth United Methodist Church in Terrell with Dr. J. Edward Maddox and Pastor Ken W. Stutts officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today (Wednesday), Nov. 7 at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home in Mooresville. Memorials may be made to Rehobeth United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 356, Terrell, N.C., 28682; Hospice of Iredell County, 403 E. Statesville Ave., Mooresville, N.C., 28115; or the charity of the donor's choice.

Beatrice Carson

Beatrice Rice Carson, 85, of Mooresville, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001 at Brian Center in Mooresville.

Born Feb. 12, 1916 in Rowan County to the late Thomas and Maggie Spann Rice, Mrs. Carson was a member of Bethesda A.M.E. Zion Church where she was an usher, a member of the Missionary Circle and was involved in various organizations in the church. She worked at Burlington Mills.

Mrs. Carson was married to James C. Carson, who preceded her in death. She is survived by a sister, Pearline E. Carson of Mooresville; and a brother, Ramsey S. Rice of Cleveland. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. today (Wednesday), Nov. 7, at Bethesda A.M.E. Zion Church with Rev. Anthony R. Cannon. The body will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Tony Dick Jr.

The Rev. Dr. Anthony "Tony" White Dick Jr. of Davidson died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001 at his home.

Born March 14, 1935 in Fayetteville to the Rev. Dr. Anthony White Dick and Mary Louise Witherspoon Dick, Dr. Dick's family lived in Spartanburg, S.C. and Memphis, Tenn., where he graduated from Central High School. He held degrees from Davidson College, Union Tehological Seminary in Richmond, Va., and Long Island University, N.Y.

He pastored churches in Arkansas, Virginia and South Carolina and for 20 years he served as a chaplain on active duty in the U.S. Army with assignments in Vietnam and Germany as well as the continental United States. Active in church and community life, he was an Eagle Scout and supported the Boy Scouts of America as an adult leader.

Dr. Dick was married for 41 years to the Agnes Lacy Woods of Davidson, who survives. Surviving in addition to his wife are three children, Anthony White Dick III of Charlotte, the Rev. Elizabeth Grier Dick of Newark, Del. and Daniel Woods Dick of Columbia, S.C.; and a sister, Cornelia Anne Dick Hijiya of Nishinomiya, Japan.

A family graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday), Nov. 7 at Saint Philips Episcopal Church in Bradford Springs, S.C., near Sumter. The memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 at Davidson College Presbyterian Church with Rev. Allen Brindisi and Rev. Edgar Mayse officiating.

Memorials may be made to Holmes Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 258, Cheriton, Va., Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 4858 McConnells Hyw., York County, S.C., 29745; or to Hospice at Charlotte, 1420 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, N.C., 28204.

Jerry Fox

Jerry Neil Fox, 60, of Mooresville died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001 at his residence following an extended illness.

Born March 5, 1941 in Stony Point, Alexander County to the late Willa Mae Fox Rufty and Eugene Ralph Fox, he attended Stony Point School, advancing his education at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, Mitchell Community College in Statesville and Appalachian State Teachers College in Boone, where he received a Bachelor of Science on Aug. 21, 1964. 

In August 1971, he received a Master of Arts from Appalachian State University (ASU) and, on Aug. 7, 1996, received an education specialist from ASU. Mr. Fox taught at Union Grove School from 1964-66 and went to Brawley Elementary School, which later became Brawley Middle, from 1966-90. He was the principal and also a teacher for a span of 25 years. He retired as principal of Shepherd Elementary School, where he served from 1990-95.

He was a member of Berea Baptist Church and was active in various community projects. Mr. Fox was an active member for many years of the South Iredell Lions Club and volunteered many additional hours to the Iredell schools, improving the facilities where he worked.

Mr. Fox was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Carmal Fox. He was married on Aug. 11, 1962 to Johann Overcash Fox, who survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Timothy Neil Fox of Troutman; a brother, Jimmie Dale Fox of Mitchellville, Md.; and three sisters, Judy Lane Fox of Stony Point, Tamelia Annette Wells of Gainesville, Ga. and Karen Leanne Weston of Statesville.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 20 at Berea Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Iredell County, 403 E. Statesville Ave., Mooresville, N.C., 28115 and to Berea's Youth Fund or Building Fund, Berea Baptist Church, 1015 River Highway, Mooresville, N.C., 28117.

William Christie

William Warren Christie Sr., 87, of Mt. Ulla, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001 at his residence.

Born April 4, 1914 in Rowan County to the late Joseph G. and Willie Mae C. Christie, he was a retired farmer and attended Cententary United Methodist Church.

Mr. Christie was preceded in death by five sisters and two brothers.

He is survived by two sons, William Warren Christie Jr. and Clay Thomas Christie, both of Mt. Ulla; two sisters, Annie C. Sharpe of Statesville and Josephine C. Stamey of Kannapolis; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Centenary United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

Vivian Caldwell

Vivian Ballard Caldwell, 79, of Denver died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2001 at Abernathy Center in Newton. Born May 26, 1922 in Lincoln County to the late Carl Gaither and Mary Ethel Linberger Ballard, Mrs. Caldwell was a member of WebbÕs Chapel United Methodist Church and retired from Mooresville Federal Savings and Loan, formerly Cornelius Savings and Loan.

Husbands Marvin Kemmitt Sherrill and Kenneth Mell Caldwell preceded her in death. Mrs. Caldwell is survived by three daughters, Brenda Sherrill Brantley of Dalton, Ga., Karen Sherrill Bolick of Denver and Diane Sherrill Hollar of Cramerton; a stepson, Buddy Caldwell of Huntersville; two stepdaughters, Elaine Caldwell McArn of Davidson and Becky Caldwell Brown of Orlando, Fla.; two sisters, Miriam Dancy of Mooresville and Wilma Jenkins of Statesville; four brothers, Bill Ballard of Denver, Macon Ballard of Rockledge, Fla., Dottice Ballard of Stanley and Donald Ballard of Catawba; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday), Nov. 21, at Webb's Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Ted Hendrix officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons Steve and Kermit Bolick, Allen Brantley, Lane Hollar, Mark McArn, Ken and Kevin Caldwell and David Brown. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to WebbÕs Chapel United Methodist Church, 4640 WebbÕs Chapel Road, Denver, N.C., 28037.

Agnes Stowe

Agnes F. Honeycutt Stowe of Davidson died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2001 at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 9, 1923 in Stony Point, to the late James Ray and Minnie Triplett Foy, she was a member of Davidson United Methodist Church. For many years she worked at Laney's Fish Camp. She founded Aggie ÒJÓ Originals and was one of the first three cross-stitch designers.

Survivors include her sons, Tommy Honeycutt of Davidson and Tim Honeycutt of Charlotte; a daughter, Sandra H. Boyd of Davidson; a brother, Frank L. Foy of Virginia; sisters, Peggy F. Pender of Huntersville and Minnie Rae Barker of Denver; eight grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Husbands, James Monroe Honeycutt and J.P. Stowe; son, James H. Honeycutt, Jr.; bothers, James and Joseph Foy, and sister, Sue F. Howard preceded her in death.

Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 17 at Davidson United Methodist Church. Interment followed at the Mimosa Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 1229 Greenwood Cliff, Suite 109, Charlotte, N.C. 28204.

James Jolly Sr.

James Howard Jolly Sr., 77, of Huntersville died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001.

Born Dec. 15, 1924 in Mecklenburg County, he was a son of Martin and Catherine Gambral Jolly and a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his former wife, Sally S. McClure; son, James Howard Jolly Jr. of Mooresville; daughter, Sandra Nash of Concord; brothers, Marion Jolly of Huntersville, and Gary Jolly of Missouri; sisters, Linda Wade of Norfolk, Va., Evelyn Washam of Cornelius and Joyce Helms of Huntersville; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

The memorial service was Sunday, Nov. 18, at Raymer Funeral Home Chapel.

Quincy Tucker

Quincy Tucker, 80, of Huntersville died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001 at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

Born May 15, 1921 in Elberton, Ga., to the late Ephriam and Ina Curry Tucker, he was a member of Union Bethel AME Zion Church, where he was also Pastor Steward, treasurer of the Hallelujah Chorus, president of the menÕs choir and a member of Senior Usher Board. He was employed by the ABC Board of Mecklenburg County.

He was married to Sylvia Stinson Tucker, who survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Brenda T. Sullivan of the home; a sister, Naomi T. Houston of Davidson; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday), Nov. 21, at Union Bethel AME Zion Church in Cornelius with Rev. E.L. Bowman officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery in Cornelius.

The family will receive friends at the church from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service.


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